With recent investments and pilot projects announced, Aetna, along with WellPoint, UnitedHealth Group and their competitors, say they are serious about being a major part of the mobile heath movement. Aetna purchased iTriage, formerly Healthagen, the maker of the popular iTriage app, for an undisclosed sum in September 2011. The app allows the user to […]
Review of the Internal Medicine News App from International Medical News Group Medical Media for the iPhone/iPod Touch
An app that can be utilized by interns and medical students alike, to help ease the transition into the world of surgery
Happtique, an online mobile health application marketplace, has announced it will develop a certification program to vet mobile applications for doctors, nurses and patients. The organization created the program based on feedback from providers and hospitals, Corey Ackerman, Happtique president, told eWEEK. Happtique will evaluate which applications are appropriate for clinical use and those that are outdated […]
Ryan Panchadsaram, co-founder of Pipette, outlines his vision for empowering patients and clinicians to take control of the recovery process.
Engineers at Brown University have designed a new biochip sensor that can check blood sugar levels by measuring glucose concentrations in saliva
CodeHeart, a mobile application developed in conjunction with AT&T Business Solutions used to speed up the diagnosis of heart attacks
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With the launch of the West Health Policy Center, Gary and Mary West have added another front in their philanthropic assault on the institutional inefficiencies of the health care system. This time they are establishing a presence in Washington DC focused on enticing the most talented post-doctoral research fellows to compete for one of five […]
Fifty people are being sent home with an Android phone and equipment to check their blood pressure, weight, heart activity and oxygen levels.
Options for the public to view the notes taken of them from their doctor during an office visit are examined